[HNW] In defense of Staniland

Frank A Thallas Jr fathallas at collinscom.net
Wed Mar 12 12:56:56 PDT 2008

  I'm kind of on the same hunt (though covering the whole Empire) - here
there are de Dillmont's "Broderie Copt" books, which are at least  kind of
the right style:


    If you find some actual Byzantine sites, please share!


THL Liadain ni Mhordha OFO
wildernesse, the Outlands 

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Sorry, y'all, for not changing the subject, but I'm on a blackberry
and it's not letting me change the subject.

Anyway, anyone have a good starting point for Byzantine needlework?

Thanks (and I'm sorry if I've asked this before.)

In service,
Helena Dalassene

On 3/12/08, Catherine Kinsey <ckinsey at kumc.edu> wrote:
> I'm another fan of Staniland's book, and jealously guard my copy even
> though a lot of my current focus is on 16th, 17th century.
> Another resource for photos and descriptions from this period, if not
> necessarily techniques, are auction house catalogs.  The older ones tend
> to have larger pictures but all are drool worthy.
> Liriel/Catherine
> ********************************
> Staniland *does* have a useful bibliography, though.
> For *photos* of later-period embroidery, the V&A textiles book is a
> good
> resource:
> The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection: Embroidery in
> Britain
> from 1200 to 1750  by Donald King and Santina Levey
> # ISBN-10: 1558596526
> # ISBN-13: 978-1558596528
> They have other books on Elizabethan embroidery and such but since I do
> 13th c. England I can't speak to their usefulness.
> Regards,
> Jen/pixel/Margaret

Blonde.  It's not just a hair color; it's a way of life.

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